And that’s the answer, I guess, to my question about consumerism. Christmas is the only day that’s sacred anymore, and its exemption is slowly being eroded. A few restaurants here, a few gas stations there. The movie theaters. How long before someone tries a super-duper-Christmas-Day-blowout sale? And if it makes even a little money, the rest will follow suit.
As much as I enjoy celebrating Halloween as an adult — and it is most definitely an adult holiday now — it’s the Halloween of my childhood I found myself missing this October.
Donnie Ikpa is the president of the Atlanta chapter of Udi-Ezeagu, a nonprofit organization that seeks to provide free health care in two counties in his native Nigeria. He is also the chairman of the national fundraising committee.
I can’t figure out if the Republicans are doing this because they really believe Obamacare is going to herald the end of the republic — or because they’re afraid it might work.
Congress shouldn’t forget the poor in trying to clean up fraud
Wishing my mother a very happy birthday
I have lots of questions about Syria
We can’t get away from weird names.
The King might be glad he’s gone
What do college kids need with upscale dorm furnishings?
Help honor a teen who passed away from a brain tumor by helping another child who is fighting one.
People get carried away with doomsday scenarios.
George Zimmerman is probably guilty of something — but not murder, at least according to a Florida jury.
Rain, rain ... stick around. Rain seems to be the dominant force in weather around here these days.. The water that falls from the sky has gotten to be such a common occurrence that I'm confused when I look up and see blue sky or the sun -- for the few
I spend a lot of time complaining about the state of our society. But today, I'd like to point out something that I think people nowadays do right.